Frankenstein dissected

HRC Speaker Series: Frankenstein Dissected

Thursday February 8, 2018

Frankenstein Dissected:  21st Century Legacies of a Nineteenth-Century Classic

A Roundtable with preliminary comments by our three guests, followed by conversation with the audience, featuring:

Susan LedererSusan Lederer

Robert Turell Professor of Medical History and Bioethics, Department of Medical History and Bioethics, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

“Franken-Fears: The Ethical Legacy of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein”



Ed FinnEd Finn

Director, Center for Science and the Imagination, Assistant Professor in the School of Arts, Media, and Engineering, and Assistant Professor of English, Arizona State University

“Frankenstein and the Scientific Imagination



Catherine IngrassiaCatherine Ingrassia

Professor of English, Virginia Commonwealth University

“‘A devout but nearly silent listener’: Frankenstein, Women, and Narrative Silence”




Thursday February 8, 2018, at 4.00pm
Multipurpose Room (Second Floor), Cabell Library

Co-sponsored by the Department of English and the Science, Technology, and Society Program